the football co. and STATS Announce Global Agreement to Bring Sports Content to Multiple Fan Engagement Platforms

Orlando, FL – The football co. and STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced a global agreement to enable football clubs, leagues, federations, confederations and governing bodies to rapidly deploy and scale fan engagement solutions via apps for mobile devices, desktops, consoles and Internet of Things. The new agreement will be powered by STATS’ content and the football co.’s fan engagement division, fanage.

“We are pleased to finally be able to announce this agreement and look forward to going to market with this opportunity with STATS and fangage in the global football market,” said Anthony Gebbia, CEO of the football co.

”This agreement will enable football fans to access STATS’ content on the platforms they use the most,” said Mike Perez, COO at STATS. “We are delighted to be working with the football co. to help fans connect with their teams through multiple digital platforms.”

fangage produces a total fan engagement solution for organizations that includes, apps, crm, ticketing, loyalty, commerce, web sites, social, email and more.

About STATS

STATS is the global leader in sports intelligence, operating at the intersection of sports and technology. The world’s most innovative brands, technology companies, leagues and dozens of world championship teams trust STATS to find their winning edge. STATS combines the industry’s fastest and most accurate data platform with video analysis, sports content and research, player tracking, and the latest in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to provide unparalleled media and team performance solutions. The pioneer of live sports data, STATS continues to speed innovation in the industry with STATS Edge™, the first-ever team performance solution powered by AI and machine learning. For more information, go to www.stats.com and follow STATS on Twitter @STATS_Insights.

About the football co.
the football co. is a vertically integrated global football business that is investing in various business sectors of the global game. These sectors include, but are not limited to, ownership of multiple professional clubs, digital assets aligned into a single platform for fan engagement and grassroots development of young players globally.  the football co. is a division of Sputnik Enterprises, Inc. which is a publicly traded company on the Over The Counter (OTC) exchange under the ticker SPNI.  At the time of publication our shares are currently trading at: SPNI $0.90 and our current share price can be found at: http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/SPNI/quote

forward looking statements
This release contains certain forward-looking statements relating to the football co., a division of Sputnik Enterprises, Inc., and its subsidiary companies, which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as estimates, believes, anticipates, intends, expects and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are based on the football co.’s current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects on the football co. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting the football co. will be those anticipated by the football co. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond the control of the Company) or other assumptions that may cause actual results or performance to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. the football co. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

social media and web site statements
Consistent with the SEC’s April 2013 guidance on using social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter to make corporate disclosures and announce key information in compliance with Regulation FD the company is alerting investors and other members of the general public that the football co. will provide regular updates on operations and progress of the Company through its social media accounts and its corporate web site(s). Investors, potential investors and individuals interested in the Company are encouraged to keep informed by following us on our various social media accounts.

Currently, the football co. has the following social media accounts upon which it may post information about the Company.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-football-co.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thefootballco/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.football.co/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thefootballco or @thefootballco

Certain major announcements will also be made through the SEC’s Edgar system and those announcements can be seen at: http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/SPNI/quote

Contacts:

Anne Peterson                                                                                Reed Findlay
Sport Venture Group                                                                     STATS
pr@sportventuregroup.com                                                       mediarelations@stats.com